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portfolio of all these companies they own? that's what austan goolsbe is saying. >> i love austan but i think he's wrong here. i think if they want to be v.c. guy, they should be real v.c. guys and get out in the marketplace and do that. in the 70s everyone was saying the japanese, they're the way to go, let's follow them, they have all this central planning, look at their economy. then it all collapsed and they've been in a recession basically for 25 years. >> i'm not even going to do the hedge fund thing. i just want to know why it's the government's job to throw money at specific industries and specific companies. and i'm going to even add manufacturing. much as i'd like to see a manufacturing renaissance, he wants to throw money at manufacturing. we don't know that's going to be the industry of the future, only the marketplace knows. >> he certainly doesn't know. i think his state of the union wasn't a socialist manifesto, it was a love not to the hard left. he threw out a lot of terms that he knows are red meat for him. on this green energy, this sounds like solyndra all over again
, former chair of the economic advisors, former chicago business, austan goolsbee and fox's tucker carlson. let's go back, this is obama's idea. let's listen to your old boss. >> already some in congress are trying to undo these automatic spending cuts. my message to them is simple. no. i will veto any effort to get rid of those automatic spending cuts, domestic and defense spending. there will be no easy off-ramps on this one. >> sean: whoops. so i guess he's the one that's not fair, not smart, and he's the one hurting the economy, it was his idea. >> no, now, first of all, sean you better hope all of those movies were 20th century fox movies or you're going to be in major violation of copy right laws. >> sean: that's all right, don't worry about it. >> i know you're looking out. >> and the quote that you played from 2011 was that republicans in congress were trying to revisit the sequester and make it only on the discretionary part and take out defense money. >> sean: it was his idea the sequester, it was his brilliant idea. he brought it to harry reid. if you remember, wait a minute, di
the january jobs report. moody's steve chist mark zandi, former council of economic advisers chairman austan goolsbee and jared bernstein. their predictions and reaction to the number in a special jobs friday hour of "squawk box" that you can only see here on cnbc. and don't forget you can find "squawk box" online and on mobile, too. follow us on twitter @squawkcnbc is the handle. like us on facebook if you want a little thumbs up, and you can of course visit us on our show page squawk.cnbc.com. and there's been a lot of new stuff that's been going off on these pages so check it out. >>> welcome back, everybody. let's chat with's guest host kelly king who is chairman and ceo of bb&t. we were talking about how businesses want to be optimistic, ceos want to be optimistic. what's holding them back? >> well, a continuing concern about all of the areas of uncertainty. it's interesting, ceos want to do business. they want to grow. they want to add employees. that's how we make money. that's how we reward our shareholders. and for almost five years now everybody's been holding back. you know, not m
, columnist for fortune, also a fox news contributor, austan goolsbee, former chair of the president's council of economic advisers, he's also a professor of economics at the university of chicago booth school of business. what do you think about these numbers? >> you know, they're more of the same. i think they show some progress, not very fast progress, and it largely reflects the fact that overall the economy's growing probably about 2%. so we've got to get the growth rate back up to something well above that to see substantial progress in the job market. jon: 169,000 people dropped out of the work force, more people than actually got jobs, austan. the unemployment rate would be even higher if it weren't for that number. >> yeah, i know, you want to be a little careful. labor force participation stayed the same. the population is aging, so we expect to have a fair number of people retiring every month in the next ten years or more as the baby boom's retiring. i think the broader measures of unemployment which show larger numbers than the regular unemployment rate have remained steady or imp
chairman of the council of economic advisers austan goolsbee. cheryl: the new york housing seen changing almost overnight from a buyers to sellers market. sandra smith will sell us what you can buy for just $2.7 million. dennis: on the west coast robert gray in the exclusive hollywood hills where the number of homes sold for $500 or more has the new record. look at this beauty. stocks every 15 minutes, nicole petallides on the floor of the stock exchange. nicole: we had a $14,000 mark and pull back a little bit and saw some up arrows. we are not up for the week however, we did close last friday at 14,009 and today we are at $13,993. the market is pretty good, $518 million vs $79 million, retail stocks and bank stocks doing well. also wanted to get the a o l shares which are storing today, doing well on their ad revenue so sales numbers are very good, also announcing a stock buyback program of $100 million. you could see mr. armstrong in the 3:00 p.m. show with liz claman so stay tuned to fox business for that. breaking news about chase if you want to get your money. chase branches, snow
that it is presidential to scare americans and isolate? >> it's interesting. i had austan goolsbee who worked on the recent call. and he was talking about the impact and his view of sequestration as a percent of gdp in the unemployment cuts. the fact is that 760,000 jobs. he is not scaring anyone. this is not the president's numbers. you have ben bernanke speaking. he is speaking from his perspective. you saw what he has done to the stock market by keeping rates low. but he said that this economy is not ready for something blunt you know, you and i have spoken, i would like a balanced deal. >> my perspective is that we need to have revenues on the table. we need to have entitlement reform on the table. we need to have defense on the table. >> i do not see much else on the table. you are a creature of wall street. you have a lot of very wealthy friends. a lot of the wealthy guys say that they would appreciate it if the president would quit dumping on them. he is limiting my deductions. i am more than paying my fair share. now he is saying how i have to do more. and they are getting pretty anno
that are on the market and not always as promised but you give austan lot of thought for questions that we should all be asking about the the policies. >> absolutely. >> shannon: thank you so much. >> thanks for having me, shannon. >> shannon: if you are thinking about a new car and taking it out for a spin it could actually cost you to test drive it. in california some dealerships started charging for test drives because of rising gas prices. others are asking prospective buyers to return the car with the same amount of gas as when they left. dealerships say they are trying to separate the joyriders from serious buyers. >> the twilight finale winning almost all of the big categories but may not have wanted to. the razzie winners, next. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents are awesome. but when i cook up some beef, ketchup, relish and cheese, cover it with crescent dough and pow! cheeseburger crescent casserole. double awesome. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. from capital one... boris earns unlimited rewards for his small business. can i get the smith contract, ease? thank you. that's
on them for you. the jobs report we want to bring in austan goolsbee, professor at university of chicago school of business and former white house economic adviser in chicago. thanks for joining us. your initial assessment of the jobs report number? >> rider around expectations little little below. it is what i was predicting. i think this just reflects the fact that we're growing about 2% which is modest but not terrible, it is not good and that is where we have been stuck for the last year and a half. charles: you teach about economics. at some point shouldn't the recovery much stronger than this? >> you want it to be. coming out of a big financial crisis, usually the recoveries are not robust kind -- [talking over each other] charles: this is the worst post recession recovery in history. >> second worst after the 2001 -- after you get into -- when you come out of bubbles, it usually takes a fair amount of time to come out of it. the last two recoveries have had this feeling of we are not growing fast enough to set things on fire and that is because the economy can't go back to doing w
want to thank dr. austan goolsbee and dr. michael boskin. thank you very much. >> thank you. we had great attendance. i think you for your leadership. >> thank you for joining us today. >> i wanted to talk to you about tax reform. there seems to be a broad bipartisan consensus that we need some kind of tax reform, especially a tax code simplification. it was in this committee a few months ago we had a gentleman with a ph.d. and we asked if he did his own taxes, and he said he does not we asked why. he said there is no way i could know whether i was correct. i think that is indicative of how many americans feel. a simplified approach to the tax code would be better. we need tax reform. there is not broad bipartisan consensus on what that ought to >> at least in the sense that some are less inclined than others to say we need a tax reform package that would yield more revenue when static prescored. i think most would agree, as long as we are in the world of saying, too static the score something, if we can assume we are going to be neutral, maybe we would be better to reform the tax c
. we will help other countries come build, buy and invest. the third stream is austan goolsbee's economic intelligence stream where we think the economists today know cpi inflation but don't know the interrogation between public policy and economics. we think austin knows that better than any. we actually started his first call last week. >> can you talk about his call? >> sure. happy to. >> i can tell you. before 32 advisors, we never really paid him or hired him but he gave us a lot of insight over the last two years. >> and now doing it on private conference calls. >> he was gloomy when other people weren't and he was always right. >> two more an i'm done. we have our restructuring stream by floyd taylor part of the algron group, everything is being restructured today. and communications, helping firms foreign and domestics on press branding and those times of things. now to austin. >> he's gloomier. >> for a guy who's very peppy and funny, he was awfully gloomy. this was a 90 minute call. you know it went well because not one client got off the call. it's a weekly call we h
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